Flood Warning System for the Sutlej River in Remote Northern India
Through a collaborative effort of the Central Water Commission (CWC) of India, the U.S. Agency for International Development (which provided funding for the project), Riverside Technology,...

Minimizing the Cost of Maintaining Supply Reliability Through the Use of Water Transfers

Projection of Water Needs: Case Study in Bloem Water Service Area, South Africa

Water Wise in Phoenix
To satisfy its growing demand for safe drinking water, Phoenix has turned to an innovative design/build/operate approach that is expected to deliver a highly sophisticated yet cost-effective...

The Case for Cleaning
When sanitary sewer systems overflow during heavy rainstorms, the crisis is often attributed to the sheer volume of water inundating the system. In many cases, however, the lines would...

A Paradigm Shift in Irrigation Management
In coming decades, irrigated agriculture will be called upon to produce up to two thirds of the increased food supply needed by an expanding world population. But the increasing dependence...

A Decision Support System for Drought Management Planning
Traditional drought management planning has focused on curtailment of demand by instituting voluntary or mandatory restrictions on water consumption when regional hydroclimatic indicators...

Joining Forces
In times of limited funding, roads and mass transit are sometimes seen as competing interests, but in Denver the two are united in a massive effort to reinvent an aging and congested transportation...

Freight Pipelines: Past, Present and Future
Freight pipelines are a set of time-honored methods to transport solids by underground pipelines, and the technology is improving. However, for intercity and interstate freight transport...

Exploring All Options
To relieve environmental stress around the Tampa Bay area's existing groundwater wells, Tampa Bay Water—the regional water supplier—is implementing a Master Water Plan that...

Application of Simulated Annealing for Integrated Urban Water Systems: Infrastructure, Treatment and Re-Use Optimization
Escalating costs in providing water supply, waste water and storm water infrastructure and community concerns over the environmental impact of water harvesting and effluent disposal, have...

Succession Planning Pays Off
If your company hasn't yet put a plan in place to transition from its current ownership and leadership to the next generation, now is the time to start. When planning to offer...

Existing Urban Public Transportation System: Its Operations and Use by People
Public transport has currently reached far beyond city limits, particularly in Amsterdam. As such, the public transport in and around Amsterdam operated at three levels. First the city...

Conditional Priority at Controlled Intersections to Improve Public Transport Punctuality
The market share of public transport depends highly on the travel time ratio to private transport. The public transport travel time includes among other elements waiting times at stops...

Fare Integration Ambitions for Public Transport in the Budapest Region
An overview is given on the fare integration ambitions in the Budapest region including 170 settlements and approximately 3.3 million inhabitants and serving more than 85% of the commuters...

Urban Public Transportation in Chennai and Its Operations and Use by People
The main problem in the city was the decreasing share of mass transit trips by rail. The planners desire that the public transport trips should be 60%. It also desired that in Chennai,...

Personal Rapid Transit (PRT): Solving Traditional Mobility Problems with New Technology—The Chicago RTA Experience
The Regional Transportation Authority's (RTA) Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) development effort began as a vision. Guided by statutory mandate, staggering gridlock and the unique travel...

New York City's Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use and Travel Patterns
The dense land use of New York City is the defining characteristic of travel in New York City. The large number of people who live and work in a relatively small landmass reduces the need...

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use and Travel Patterns
Osaka City is located in the central part of Japan. With the city's highest population of 3.16 million in 1965, it began to take a downward turn because of the outflow of population to...

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Uses and Travel Patterns in Pusan
Pusan is the second largest city in Korea with a total population of approximately 3.9 million. Despite the geographical limitation of the city, the number of cars are increasing. Although...

 

 

 

 

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